Though my mother was the writer, this over the shoulder scrutiny by my father taught me how to write.
We don’t write for popularity. We don’t write hoping we will have mindless followers who see the world the same.
She said “we’ll pay you to write about the experience of dying”. Writing about dying was the new trend.
But after my father died, after I moved to Kauai and began to write, I didn’t understand Ho’oponopono is not about changing someone else.
I promised Lilly I wouldn’t tell her secret to anybody, but then I knew I had to break that promise.